Vikash Educational Charitable Trust was formed by Sri Subhas Chandra Choudhury, the Former Chief Commissioner of Customs and Central Excise in the Indian Revenue Service with his professional friend in 1993. Its mission to help bright and needy students which will bring a transformational change in the quality of life of the poor family and community as a whole. Since then the Trust is scouting and selecting very bright and needy students of various Govt colleges and universities across Odisha. After selecting the students in a rigorous process, Trust located financial help from ‘ Foundations For Excellence’(FFE), Santa Clara, California, USA, North South Foundation, Chicago, USA, LBW Trust,Australia, Jindal Education Society, Bangalore and from other corporates in Indian private sector and many individual donors. The selected students are monitored and mentored by facilitators who are professionals and successful persons in their own field. Over the years the stream from which the students have been selected are Engineering(Degree and Diploma), MBBS, BDS, B.V.Sc,B.Sc(Ag),M.A, M.Sc, M.Com,B.A,B.Sc,B.Com,Nursing,+2 Science, Law, I.T.I etc.